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Re: (OT) Re: Perl development server

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From:
Roger Hale
Date:
June 18, 2005 06:03
Subject:
Re: (OT) Re: Perl development server
Message ID:
20050618121746.10025.qmail@lists.develooper.com
Vadim Konovalov wrote:
>>Icelandic: laukur (Incidentally, none of you will ever guess how to
>>correctly pronounce that.)
> 
> 
> Russian: luk (pronounced similar to English "look"). For some reason,
> Icelandic translation of onion is much closer to Russian than any other
> variants...

The English leek is another cognate (as a word, of the laukr; as a 
plant, of the onion)...

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